Brother Lawrence was a 17th century monk and ordinary kitchen worker who became a legend in France for his simple, serene faith lived out continually in God’s presence amidst the pots and pans. He was a big, awkward, and uneducated […]Read More about The Practice of the Presence of God
Henri Nouwen was a Dutch priest, professor, and world-renowned author of thirty nine books that have sold over eight million copies. In Can You Drink the Cup he focuses on the question Jesus asked his friends, James and John, in […]Read More about Can You Drink the Cup?
“Show me Your way, O Lord!” The Psalmist’s cry echoes through every generation and the heart of every seeker of the Truth Who is at the heart of all things. Show Me The Way is an anthology of some of […]Read More about Show Me The Way
In 1986 Queen Elizabeth asked Reverend Mayne to become the Dean of Westminster Cathedral. He served there until 1996. This Sunrise of Wonder, his joyous autobiography written in 1995 for his grandchildren about what it means to be human in […]Read More about This Sunrise of Wonder
The Cost of Discipleship was one of those books that deeply influenced Betty and gave her courage in her darkest days. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a young German theologian, wrote it in the 1930s to examine the intense struggle and serious implications […]Read More about The Cost of Discipleship
God graciously taught Betty through the books He brought into her life over the years. Every summer she would take one to the mountain with her and read it over and over and over until she could grasp what God […]Read More about Rubber Band Books
A friend had given Oswald Chamber’s My Utmost for His Highest to Betty for Christmas. She sat in the bay window of her home turning the little book over and over, just looking at it and feeling the soft leather. The […]Read More about My Utmost For His Highest
Betty was in her mid-thirties, struggling to keep her head above water, when she found an unlikely friend who gave her a little hope that things could be different. Popular author Anne Morrow Lindbergh, wife of famed aviator Charles Lindbergh, […]Read More about Gift from the Sea